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MENLO PARK

Guest opinion: We must untie the El Camino traffic knot

After nearly a decade, there is a proposal to develop vacant lots along El Camino in Menlo Park. There are significant changes...

Original post made on Feb. 5, 2013
Last comment by throw them out, on Feb 5, 2013 at 11:11 pm | 7 comments | 3955 Views

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Menlo Park deletes emails posted about gymnastics teacher

The gymnastics uproar left parents questioning the legalities of the city erasing emails sent to the council, and what role...

Original post made on Feb. 26, 2013
Last comment by Menlo Voter, on Feb 27, 2013 at 7:58 pm | 7 comments | 2585 Views

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Warren Slocum guest opinion: Housing donors needed for victims of Redwood City fire

Imagine how you would feel if you and your family lost everything in a fire and you couldn't find a new place to live? Read...

Original post made on Aug. 16, 2013
Last comment by Hmmm, on Aug 22, 2013 at 4:32 pm | 7 comments | 6174 Views

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Menlo Park resident spots alleged burglar

For many residents, it was a warm and quiet afternoon in Menlo Park on Wednesday (Sept. 18). But for one person, the pace...

Original post made on Sep. 20, 2013
Last comment by Hmmm, on Sep 23, 2013 at 3:17 pm | 7 comments | 4845 Views

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Lawsuit filed against driver who struck 6-year-old twins

A Menlo Park family has filed a lawsuit against the driver of a car that reportedly jumped a curb and pinned two 6-year-old...

Original post made on Nov. 26, 2013
Last comment by javaplace, on Nov 28, 2013 at 2:34 pm | 7 comments | 6617 Views

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Home improvement loan to city manager

It's full steam ahead tonight for the Menlo Park City Council's last meeting before the city's administration shuts down...

Original post made on Dec. 17, 2013
Last comment by Had Enough!, on Dec 17, 2013 at 9:15 pm | 7 comments | 3554 Views

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Menlo Park police try new strategy against gang violence

Fall has been riddled with bullets in Menlo Park, with four shootings in the past month alone. The police are trying a new...

Original post made on Dec. 17, 2013
Last comment by Ted, on Dec 19, 2013 at 5:12 pm | 7 comments | 17529 Views

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Community garden in Belle Haven's future?

The Rotary Club of Menlo Park, which backs a number of community causes, now has plans to help the Belle Haven neighborhood...

Original post made on Feb. 17, 2014
Last comment by Kris Jensen, on Feb 20, 2014 at 9:58 am | 7 comments | 9069 Views

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No punitive damages in lawsuit over crash that hurt 6-year-old twins on Menlo Park sidewalk

A judge has denied a second request to include punitive damages in a lawsuit filed against an elderly driver who crashed...

Original post made on Apr. 10, 2014
Last comment by parent, on Apr 10, 2014 at 11:41 pm | 7 comments | 7657 Views

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Save Menlo claims to have needed initiative signatures

The SJ Mercury in an article: http://www.mercurynews.com/peninsula/ci_25734848/menlo-park-will-pay-consultant-126-886-study has...

Original post made by old timer on May. 10, 2014
Last comment by Peter Carpenter, on May 12, 2014 at 2:45 pm | 7 comments | 1491 Views

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Guest opinion: An 'almost-ran' explains his change of heart

It's been a while since I've posted on my Almanac blog. One reason was that I was seriously considering running for City...

Original post made on Sep. 9, 2014
Last comment by Roy Thiele-SardiƱa, on Sep 11, 2014 at 3:11 pm | 7 comments | 5750 Views

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Menlo Park: More green bike lanes coming to Willow Road

Willow Road is about to get greener: Menlo Park will be installing additional green bike lanes through Sept. 25 between Middlefield...

Original post made on Sep. 24, 2014
Last comment by Every day cyclist, on Sep 24, 2014 at 4:31 pm | 7 comments | 3167 Views

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Menlo Park police officer follows nose to pot bust

A Menlo Park police officer following the scent – literally – on Tuesday afternoon reportedly discovered 101 marijuana...

Original post made on Nov. 6, 2014
Last comment by Probation, on Nov 7, 2014 at 1:48 pm | 7 comments | 4217 Views

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Report says Mandarin charter school not 'likely to succeed'

A report citing flaws in the petition to start a Mandarin immersion charter school in the Menlo Park City School District...

Original post made on Nov. 11, 2014
Last comment by menlo park parent, on Nov 13, 2014 at 12:36 pm | 7 comments | 5250 Views

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Storm update: Mountain Home road reopens

The intersection of Middlefield Road and Oak Grove Avenue is closed due to flooding, Atherton officials announced at 9:08...

Original post made on Dec. 11, 2014
Last comment by JustinM, on Dec 11, 2014 at 5:42 pm | 7 comments | 8137 Views

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Menlo Park: Downtown fire station passes commission review

Menlo Park's downtown fire station is a step closer to undergoing a top to bottom renovation. Read the full story here http://www.almanacnews.com/news/2015/01/02/menlo-park-downtow...

Original post made on Jan. 2, 2015
Last comment by whatever, on Jan 3, 2015 at 11:41 am | 7 comments | 4331 Views

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Reports of serious crimes drop 11 percent in 2014

For a city that strives to be on the cutting edge of tomorrow, Menlo Park turned back the clock in at least one respect --...

Original post made on Feb. 2, 2015
Last comment by Sandy Brundage, Almanac Staff Writer, on Feb 10, 2015 at 3:18 am | 7 comments | 4225 Views

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Menlo Park: St. Anton to start building 394-unit apartment complex

Developer St. Anton Partners is ready to start building its 394-unit apartment complex at 3639 Haven Ave. in Menlo Park....

Original post made on Mar. 12, 2015
Last comment by Frank, on Mar 17, 2015 at 5:33 pm | 7 comments | 6517 Views

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Menlo Park district surpasses state water-reduction goal

While much of the state faces severe water use reductions, customers of the Menlo Park Municipal Water District may be largely...

Original post made on Apr. 21, 2015
Last comment by Et Alia, on Apr 21, 2015 at 4:31 pm | 7 comments | 5349 Views

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CalTrain loses attempt to circumvent electrification project from CEQA

In a unanimous decision by the 3 member federal STB, the board ruled today, and denied CalTrain's petition to have federal...

Original post made by morris brown on Jul. 2, 2015
Last comment by local impacts matter, on Jul 6, 2015 at 10:32 am | 7 comments | 1368 Views
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